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Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 209 from 2014-12-31 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Power to collect

  •  (1) Subject to subsection 212(1), where a tax administration agreement is entered into pursuant to subsection (3), taxes, interest, penalties and other sums payable under section 207 or 208 may be collected and administered and refunds in respect thereof may be granted by the Government of the Province on behalf of the Government of Canada in accordance with the terms and conditions of the agreement, as amended from time to time pursuant to subsection (4).

  • Marginal note:Negotiation of tax administration agreement

    (2) The Minister of Finance shall, on the request of the Government of the Province, negotiate with the Provincial Minister of Finance a tax administration agreement with respect to the taxes, interest and penalties imposed under sections 207 and 208.

  • Marginal note:Tax administration agreement

    (3) On completion of the negotiation of a tax administration agreement pursuant to subsection (2), the Minister of Finance, with the approval of the Governor in Council, shall, on behalf of the Government of Canada, enter into a tax administration agreement with the Government of the Province pursuant to which the Government of the Province shall, on behalf of the Government of Canada, collect and administer the taxes, interest, penalties and other sums payable under sections 207 and 208 and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, grant refunds or make other payments in respect of those taxes, interest and penalties in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the agreement.

  • Marginal note:Amendments to the agreement

    (4) The Minister of Finance, with the approval of the Governor in Council, may, on behalf of the Government of Canada, enter into an agreement amending the terms and conditions of any tax administration agreement entered into pursuant to subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:No further liability

    (5) A tax administration agreement may provide that, where any payment is received by the Government of the Province on account of any taxes, interest, penalties or other sums payable by a person under

    • (a) section 207 or 208, or

    • (b) both

      • (i) section 207 or 208, and

      • (ii) the Consumption Tax Acts or the Insurance Companies Tax Act,

    the payment so received may be applied by the Government of the Province towards the taxes, interest, penalties or other sums payable by the person under any such provision or Act in such manner as is specified in the agreement, notwithstanding that the person directed that the payment be applied in any other manner or made no direction as to its application.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (6) Any payment or part thereof applied by the Government of the Province in accordance with a tax administration agreement towards the taxes, interest, penalties or other sums payable by a person under section 207 or 208

    • (a) relieves that person of liability to pay such taxes, interest, penalties or other sums to the extent of the payment or part thereof so applied; and

    • (b) shall be deemed to have been applied in accordance with a direction made by that person.

  • Marginal note:Proof of provision of tax administration agreement

    (7) A document purporting to be an agreement entered into pursuant to subsection (3) or (4) that is

    • (a) published in the Canada Gazette, or

    • (b) certified as such by, or on behalf of, the Receiver General, the Deputy Receiver General or the Minister of Finance

    is, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, evidence of the contents thereof and is admissible in evidence without proof of the signature or official character of the person purporting to have certified it.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 209
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 47

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